A KM initiative is a major concern for biopharmaceutical companies worldwide. The major objective of this article is to present
the conceptual implementation of a KM framework for the biopharmaceutical industry. The framework, when implemented, will
enable effective storage and handling of knowledge developed within the organization. This will also lead to more efficient
process implementation within an organization as the knowledge thus achieved can be applied synergically throughout the organization
when needed. This could go a long way in dealing with the various challenges being faced by biopharmaceutical companies.
Tarun Jain* is an assistant systems engineer and Bipul Pandey is an assistant systems engineer at Tata Consultancy Services, New Delhi, India. *To whom correspondence should be addressed,
Article submitted: Oct. 25, 2011.
Article accepted: Dec. 5, 2011.
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